The world's number 1 Goth talk podcast! Cemetery Confessions is a podcast created as a community learning and discussion outlet for goths, and those interested in the subculture. On the show we discuss news related to the goth experience with a different guest each month, often employing an academic lens. You'll also find interviews, music, book and movie reviews, and more!
027 - Vampires01/02/2016 Duración: 03h40min
Welcome to episode 27 of Cemetery Confessions! On this month’s episode we explore why teenagers don’t feel the need to rebel, and how that plays into subculture movements, we hear an argument against goths appreciating Halloween, and we take a look at goth taught us about feminism. We have a review of the new album from Zotz, and for the philosophy corner, we are taking a look at vampires and their influence on and reflection of society and culture. Natalie Rose is our guest this month! If you enjoy the show, please consider supporting us on Patreon. You can subscribe to the show via your podcast app or iTunes. You can E-mail us at CemeteryConfessions@gmail.com ~Introductions~ News: -Teenagers No Longer Rebel 12:40 (Reference: Neo-Tribes) -Give me Back my Halloween! 49:12 -What Goth Taught us About Feminism 1:17:40 (Reference: Sexism in Folk Metal) Quick News: -So Much Death 1:45:57 -GothCast 1:52:00 -Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark 1:52:33 (Reference: Documentary) Album Review: Zot
026 - Ghosts, Goths, and Graveyards02/01/2016 Duración: 01h16min
Since this month's episode of Cemetery Confessions is for Patreon members only due to the hiatus; I am sharing this wonderful interview that we did with Patrick at The Big Seance Podcast. For full show notes and links, head over to the Big Seance Post.
025 - The Gothquisition02/12/2015 Duración: 02h48min
Goths have a long standing tradition for being catty, gate keeping, drama queens, too pretentious for their own good. This month we embody that stereotype by competing for goth points, bitching about the internet, and even spend some time in the confessional box. Prepare for The Gothquisition! If you enjoy the show, please consider supporting us on Patreon. You can subscribe to the show via your podcast app or iTunes. You can E-mail us at CemeteryConfessions@gmail.com Our Inquisitors: Andi Harriman, Zakkarii, Michelle, Aytakk, Mark and The Count The Surprise: Trap-Goth 9:38 Go Goth! 15:57 Goth Quiz 41:57 50 Shades of Tropigoth 1:01:00 Cemetery Confessions 1:18:37 Black on Black: The Contemporary Goth Fashion Scene 1:51:38 Listener Call in 2:22:32 ~Bloopers~ References: (in order of mention) Merlyn Munstun - The Beautiful Pizza Paper Mag and the Goth Witch of Lies Andi's Defense for Goth as a Music Culture Aytakk on Goth Online Bullying Neo-Tribes and the Death of Subculture Mark and The Count as Mall
024 - Gothic Sex03/11/2015 Duración: 02h46min
Welcome to episode 24 of Cemetery Confessions! On this month’s episode we are talking about goths who sleep in coffins, new TV shows and movies, we are reviewing the newest album from IAMX, and we are taking a look at sex and sexuality in the goth scene. Our guests this month are Brit-El of Gothropology and Golde of Crystal Web Clothing. If you enjoy the show, please consider supporting us on Patreon. You can subscribe to the show via your podcast app or iTunes. You can E-mail us at CemeteryConfessions@gmail.com Quick News: 6:48 -Coffin Sleeper -Bathory TV Show Album Review: 12:42 Metanoia - IAMX Philosophy Corner: 29:32 This month we are covering the topic of sex as it relates to goth culture, scene and club culture, and its link to sexual expectations of the greater mainstream culture. Issues such as goth club environments, bisexuality, polyamory, and romance will be explored in the context of personal meaning, socialization, and the sociological perspective. My hope is that we can come away with a bett
Interview: Jillian Venters12/10/2015 Duración: 50min
For this special episode we have a chat with Jillian Venters, aka The Lady of the Manners. Jillian is the author of the book, Gothic Charm School: An Essential Guide for Goths and Those Who Love Them, as well as the webmistress for the advice blog of the same name. On this episode we speak with her about some criticisms of her book, discuss the validity of neo-tribes such as health goth, and chat about various goth topics and general nerdery. Kickstarter: Fantasy Coloring Books Gothic Charm School Tumblr Get the Book
023 - Misogyny and Industrial02/10/2015 Duración: 03h14min
Welcome to episode 23 of Cemetery Confessions! On this months episode we are talking about what is and isn’t respectful to do in a cemetery, and why young people don’t want to be part of subcultures. We are reviewing an album from Lycia, and for the philosophy corner we are talking about industrial music, misogyny, and where they intersect. If you enjoy the show, please consider supporting us on Patreon. You can subscribe to the show via your podcast app or iTunes. For more information about the study proposing goths are more likely to be depressed or self harm, follow this link. News: 7:45 -Graveyard Workouts -Why Young People Don't Want to be Part of a Tribe 22:05 -Subculture or Neo-Tribe? Album Review: 55:45 -Lycia - A Line That Connects Philosophy Corner: 1:22:30 This month we are talking about misogyny/sexism as portrayed or perpetrated in industrial music, as well as gender roles, and the treatment of women within the music industry. We’ll talk about social and cultural effects, look at
Interview: Fred Berger of Propaganda10/09/2015 Duración: 51min
For this special episode of Cemetery Confessions, we are speaking with Fred Berger of the creator of Propaganda magazine, "probably the only subculture publication known to just about every goth on the planet". We discuss the inception of the magazine, Fred's beautiful photography, what it means to be a provocateur, and more. To purchase back issues and other Propaganda paraphernalia, visit the Facebook Page.
022 - Goth's Loss of Mystery03/09/2015 Duración: 03h38min
On this month's episode we are talking with guest podcaster Helmut about the Austrian goth scene and what the cultural similarities and differences are, we review the new album from Ashbury Heights, we discuss the mystery of goth and whether or not it's disappearing, and we close the show with sinister suggestions and audience e-mails. For Full Show Notes Go Here: http://www.TheBelfry.rip/blog/cemeteryconfessions22
Interview: Author of Some Wear Leather, Some Wear Lace15/08/2015 Duración: 01h05min
For this special episode of Cemetery Confessions, we are interviewing Andi Harriman, the author of Some Wear Leather, Some Wear Lace, and giving you a review of the book afterwards. We speak with Andi about the death of goth, modern day deathrock, punk, and more. Buy the Book Here Facebook More About Andi
021 - Goth and the Media02/08/2015 Duración: 02h35min
On this month’s episode we are talking about mainstream perceptions of goth, movie news, and a review of the new album from High-Functioning Flesh. For the philosophy corner we have guest Dr. Marjorie Yambor to talk about the importance of, and goths relationship with, the media. We also have listener feedback, sinister suggestions and more. For full show notes go here: http://thebelfry.rip/blog/cemeteryconfessions21
020 - Religion04/07/2015 Duración: 03h13min
On this month’s episode we have guest Daniel Berkove-Hopkins of the industrial band The Lazarus Gene, we are talking about how goth is related to feminism, and cultural appropriation. We are reviewing the new album from She Past Away, and for the philosophy corner we are talking about religion with Daniel who has a degree in comparative religion. Full Show Notes and Time Stamps Can Be Found Here: http:thebelfry.rip/blog/2015/6/28/cemetery-confessions-20-religion
019 - Mental Illness02/06/2015 Duración: 03h21min
Welcome to episode 19 of Cemetery Confessions, on this episode we discuss how the age of social media has affected the subculture, the post punk era, happy goths, and punk rock. We are reviewing the new album from :Wumpscut:, and for the philosophy corner we are taking a look how to deal with, identify, and live with mental illness. You can view the full show notes here: http://www.thebelfry.rip/blog/2015/5/31/mental-illness-cemetery-confessions-019
018 - Goth Without a Scene04/05/2015 Duración: 03h34min
On this month's episode we talk about public discrimination, if music has any meaning to the goth subculture, and why Peter Murphy is so arrogant. We are reviewing the new album from The Rezillos, and finally we talk about leaving the goth scene, and what it's like to be goth without social participation. Our guest this month is Moose, aka DJDirtyMessiah Thanks for supporting us on Patreon! 15:50 Big Announcment: The Belfry Network is not live on iTunes and the new website. 17:00 What Are you Drinking: 23:00 Westvleteren 12 News: -Cybergoth kicked out of pub 26:00 -Music subcultures losing their definition 35:30 -The Goth Phase: An exploration in persona 1:10:42 -Peter Hook on Bauhaus 1:39:15 Quick News: -Twin Peaks reboot 1:54:35 -Pope concerend about sexy vampires 1:57:25 -Goth habitats quickly disappearing 1:59:00 Album Review: The Rezillos return with their first album since 1978. 2:00:35 Philosophy Corner: 2:15:30 It's been said, the core of goth culture revolves around the club. That is where we
017 - Are Goths Individuals + Music19/04/2015 Duración: 01h01min
On this bonus episode, we talk about how to be an individual within a larger group, and we review the new album form Qntal.
016 - Subcultural Ideals02/04/2015 Duración: 03h47min
On this month's show we talk about violence towards goths, we look at the early post punk era, we talk about cemetery desecration, happy goths, and play a game of Poe or goth lyric, and finally we talk about what we truly value as a subculture. Our guest this month is Samantha from YouTube! What are you drinking: -Black Butte 26 -Gothropology Commentary- News: -Goth hate crimes -Poe or goth lyric -25 things left behind from your mall goth phase -Old goth dies hard? Quick News:-Crow remake is cast -Scary stories documentary -Let the Right One in TV series Philosophy Corner: We are going to take a hard critical look at behavioural norms and ideals within the goth scene, and look at if hypocrisy exists under the surface. We are going to examine some subcultural ideals and how they affect our behavior. While i have venerated the goth subculture and find it a wonderful beautiful group, I am going to try to take a hard critical look at some aspects of goth this time around for the sake of helping to build a
015 - Afro Goth02/03/2015 Duración: 03h16min
This month we talk about becoming a goth at a late age, being goth in the 80’s, what to do if your parents reject you, and we have some movie and TV news. We review the new Blutengel album and for the philosophy corner we are talking about racism in and out of the goth scene. Email us: CemeteryConfessions@gmail.com Please visit our Patreon page and consider signing up for some awesome rewards! Our Guest: Our guest this month is Quincy aka DJ Venux We redefine goth. 20:00 News: Becoming Goth After 30 31:00 11 Things You'll Understand as a Goth in the 80's 43:00 How to Deal with Rejection by your Parents 53:40 Quick News: New Dark Victorian Fantasy TV Show 1:10:00 Poe Must Die 1:13:45 Goth Killers 1:17:00 We say Goodbye to Don Hill and Steve Strange 1:20:00 Album Review: 1:22:00 Blutengel - Omen Philosophy Corner: 1:55:30 We talk about racism within and out of the goth culutre, we talk about white privilege, we look at the term afro goth, and we talk about ways to be conscientious of other races. Sou
014 - Paranormal Activities02/02/2015 Duración: 02h55min
We are back from our hiatus with our 1 year anniversary show! For news we discuss individuality and the hipster effect, we look at the history of goth, and talk about the evolution of the word goth and gothic. We review the newest album by L'ame Immortelle, and we explore the world of the paranormal with guest Sarah Darleen! Please visit our Patreon page and consider signing up for some awesome rewards! News: The Hipster Effect The Evolution of Goth Quick News: Crow Remake Sandman Updates Beetlejuice 2 is Happening The Gathering We say Goodbye to Chris Sheehan Album Review: L'ame Immortelle - DRAHTSEILAKT Philosophy Corner: We talk with Sarah Darleen about her experience with paranormal investigations and wax poetic about the afterlife.
013 - Gender Norms03/12/2014 Duración: 03h16min
This month's episode we talk about alternative models, vampire erotica, and historical goths. We review the new Golden Apes album, and for our philosophy corner we discuss gender norms and ideals of beauty within goth culture. Our Guests: -Black Friday who's wonderful videos you can find on YouTube. -Mister Owl who you can find on tumblr. Make sure to subscribe on iTunes or Android to get the latest episodes as they release. If you enjoy the show, please consider supporting us on Patreon. News: House Candidate Writes Vampire Erotica Alternative Model Crowned History's Greatest Goths Quick News: Crimson Peak Day Men Album Review: Golden Apes - The Langsyne Litanies Philosophy Corner: This month we discuss gender norms, and ideals of beauty as it realtes to weight, femininity, discrimination, etc. Sources: book #1 book #2 book #3 site #1 site #2 site #3 site #4 site #5
012 - Hypocrisy and Other News02/11/2014 Duración: 03h05min
This month we are focusing on going in depth with various news articles related to the culture. We also have an album review from Angelspit, some listener feedback and other witty banter. Our guests this month: -Skot from Leper who you can find on bandcamp and Grrr records. -DJ Gomez who you can find on Angst Projekt. Don't forget to check out the cool rewards you can get from our Patreon page. What are you drinking: Valar Morgulis - Ommegang News: Pastel Goth - Article 1 Article 2 Goth Hypocrisy New Cemetery Technology OK Cupid Prejudice Experiment Punk is Alive and Well in China Quick News: Pride and Prejudice and Zombies Movie The Mill at Calders End Japanese Funeral Fesitval Twin Peaks is Returning A Sequel to The Labyrinth Iggy Pop in a new Dario Argento film Album Review: Angelspit - The Product